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If you’ve ever driven through a vineyard area you may have noticed that some vineyards look different than others. Each vine training system offers different benefits to grapes.

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Complete Wine Color Chart

Posted to Learn About Wine on October 12th.

Observing color in wine will improve your mental repertoire for activities such as blind tasting, assessing wine quality and vintage. Use this chart to become familiar with the hue spectrum in wine and common terminology to describe wine color.

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Piedmont is 6th in terms of production size of Italy’s 20 major wine growing areas. It’s known for quality and produces more DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) than any other region.

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The next addition to Wine Folly’s maps is here. Please welcome the region of Alsace, the 6th map in the France map series. Alsace lies on the border between France and Germany and is most famously known for its…

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Brunello di Montalcino is a wine made with 100% Sangiovese with Italy’s highest DOCG classification. This is the Sangiovese that most wine critics cite to be the best in all of…

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The term Selection Massale or Massal Selection refers to the “old way” of propagating vineyards. The technique is being brought back into use because of its potentially profound benefits for high quality wine. This advanced article discusses a potential future in viticulture

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A story about an unlikely hero (a plant pathologist) who saved California’s heritage vines from being wiped out.

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The west coast of the United States offers several pristine climates for producing outstanding Syrah wine. See where they grow best and learn about the unique wines from each region.

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The Story of Tokaji Wine

Posted to Learn About Wine on July 20th.

The sweet wines of Tokaj offer a compelling story of Hungary’s role in the modern history of wine. The wine was treasured by sophisticates from Joseph Haydn to King Louis XIV and because this, the wine inspired many derivatives from France to…

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Get to know Hungarian wines with an introduction of 4 of Hungary’s most intriguing wine regions: Tokaj, Villány, Eger and Nagy Somló.

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